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Module

CEG1713 : Data Science 1

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Professor Philip James
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

This module will provide students with the foundations to manipulate digital data and carry out computations using programs and scripts. It provides an introduction to fundamental programming principles including data processing and input and output. It utilises a number of current scripting tools, languages and packages that are essential to the spatial scientist including Python and Matlab.

Outline Of Syllabus

This module covers:
•       Python syntax and tools
•       Data types and calculations
•       Conditional statements and branching
•       Loops and repetition
•       Data in lists
•       File input and output
•       Libraries and scripts
•       Matlab introduction

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

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Timetable